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Dec 1, 2013 7:00pm EST
from president kennedy in particular and president john johnson made it their job to lobby to lobby with television and directives to shape the image coming out of vietnam and because of the nature there was never a declared war and there was a limited engagement beginning with advisors and then american troops and smaller groups finally becoming a large army of half a million. and this was never a conflict in which the u.s. government felt that it could impose the kind of censorship that was common in world war ii and korea and in that censorship, the journalists would be obligated to run photographs and written material and also publishers at home would be expected to take a patriotic look at what was going on or in overseas commitment. so when i go in 1962, i was joined by a group of american journalists who were very unique at that time. all of them graduates from ivy league universities and probably the first to actually enter the cross of news reporting and they took it as a much more pragmatic approach as to what was going on in vietnam, and it covered the civil rights develo
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